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Is taking antibiotic important for strep infection

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I have a five month old baby boy. He had a moderate strep infection in his diaper area about a week and a half ago...I got some antibiotic cream from his doctor. Unfortunatley, I missed giving him several ...

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strep test came back positive with Enterbacter aerogenes. Was originally on amoxicillan, but have learned that its not an effective antibiotic. What should I do? ...

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my 12 yr old grandson has been sick lately with what might have been strept throat, then they thought possibly mono. he is on antibiotics now. he woke up with red spots all over. could it be measles? ...

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I am weak, have chills and sweats. age 72. I think it is a strep infection because of a blister in bk of my throat plus white patches. I have been to the ER, clinic, regular physician. they ony take ...

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my son is 7..has been feeling poorly off and on since March 2013...I have seen MD..had labs..had a strep infection went with 2 different meds to finally get treated. His TSH was 4.96 and free t4 was .96 ...

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started taking the antibiotics yet but for the 1st time in 3 days, i don t have much of a fever and am ...I have strep throat symptoms but tested negative for strep with a rapid strep test done at a clinic ...

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Hi there i have been told i have group b strep and i am 19 weeks pregnant. they have given me penicillin to take but i read online that it doesnt work and that if i have it nearer the time of birth ...

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an ear infection and sinus infection to go along with it. Normally when I take antibiotics for strep I ...How long does it take for Strep Throat to go away. I have been taking Biaxin since Thursday. I ...

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I have had strep for three months 4 different antibiotics has not taken care of it. Now i am on two different antibiotics for 10 days. i am on day 4 and i do not feel any better yet. My temp has been 96 ...

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I had to get my leg drained because of strep and my other leg has a small pain in my calf could the strep gone to my other leg? I m taking antibiotics the dr gave me will it kill the strep in my other leg ...

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infection. Told me as well that strep is not accompanied by coughing. Told me to wait few days. The nurse ... for mononucleaosis and X-ray. I am wondering could my mistake bring resistance to the Penicilin??? Is strep infection ...

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I have been rushed to the hospital twice now. For what they believe is strep. They put me on clindamycin, I was previously on another antibiotic for about a day, they they gave me a shot of it. When ...

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I just went to doctor yesterday, I have strep throat and an inflammation issue in my neck and received an antibiotic shot and steroid injection. Also put on Augmentin 875.. I am type 2 diabetic and my ...

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my grandson keeps getting strep infection and walking pnemonia he s ok for a couple of weeks and gets them again. all blood work is good. my daughter isn t alarmed by this but maybe strep is lying ...

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My 10 year old daughter, 90 pounds has a bad case of strep and was given 400mg/5ml amoxicillin. The prescription was written for her to take 1ml/2x a day. The doctor refuses to change the script, but pharmacist ...

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doctor1 MD

Did you complete threeday couse of antibotic? Continue another two days before switching on to another antiboitic under cephalosporins

doctor1 MD

Hello and thank you for your question. If you have swollen lymph nodes (glands) and sore throat you may have a strep infection that requires antibiotics. Please see a doctor for a strep test.

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Simply put, it could be. However, a strep throat swab is needed to accurately diagnose or rule out strep infection.